Reliability

RP3: Designated Utilities

The American Public Power Association’s Reliable Public Power Provider program recognizes utilities that demonstrate high proficiency in reliability, safety, workforce development, and system improvement. Below is a list of public power utilities that currently hold the RP3 designation. Utilities keep the RP3 designation for three years.

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Diamond Level

Austin Energy, TX (2016)
Beaches Energy Services, FL (2017)
Benton PUD, WA (2018)
Bowling Green Municipal Utilities, KY (2017)
Braintree Electric Light Department, MA (2018)
Brownsville Public Utilities Board, TX (2017)
Bryan Texas Utilities, TX (2017)
Burbank Water and Power, CA (2018)
Carthage Water & Electric Plant, MO (2017)
Cedar Falls Utilities, IA (2017)
City of Calhoun, GA (2018)
City of College Station, TX (2018)
City of Cuyahoga Falls Electric Department, OH (2017)
City of Hamilton Electric Department , OH (2017)
City of High Point Electric Utility, NC (2018)
City of Palo Alto Utilities, CA (2018)
City of Riverside Public Utilities, CA (2017)
City of Rock Hill, SC (2018)
City of Shelby, NC (2018)
City of Tallahassee Electric Utility, FL (2018)
City of Wapakoneta, OH (2017)
City Utilities of Springfield, MO (2017)
Clark Public Utilities, WA (2017)
Clarksville Department of Electricity / CDE Lightband, TN (2017)
Cleveland Public Power, OH (2018)
Cleveland Utilities, TN (2017)
Colorado Springs Utilities, CO (2018)
Columbia Power and Water Systems, TN (2017)
Columbia Water and Light, MO (2018)
Dover Municipal Utilities, OH (2017)
Easton Utilities Commission, MD (2017)
Fayetteville Public Works Commission, NC (2016)
Fort Collins Light and Power, CO (2017)
Fort Pierce Utilities Authority, FL (2018)
Freeport Electric, NY (2018)
Greeneville Light & Power System, TN (2018)
Greenfield Power and Light, IN (2017)
Greenville Utilities Commission, NC (2018)
Hannibal Board of Public Works, MO (2018)
Holyoke Gas & Electric Department, MA (2018)
Homestead Energy Services, FL (2017)
Hudson Public Power, OH (2018)
Huntsville Utilities, AL (2016)
Independence Power & Light, MO (2017)
Jackson Energy Authority, TN (2017)
Kaukauna Utilities, WI (2017)
Keys Energy Service, FL (2017)
Knoxville Utilities Board, TN (2018)
Lansing Board of Water & Light, MI (2017)
Lincoln Electric System, NE (2018)
Long Island Power Authority, NY (2018)
Longmont Power & Communication , CO (2017)
Loveland Water and Power, CO (2018)
Lowell Light and Power, MI (2018)
Manitowoc Public Utilities, WI (2018)
Marietta Power, GA (2017)
Marquette Board of Light and Power, MI (2017)
Marshfield Utilities, WI (2016)
Mason County PUD No. 3, WA (2017)
Memphis Light, Gas & Water Division, TN (2018)
Morristown Utilities Commission, TN (2017)
Muscatine Power & Water, IA (2017)
Nashville Electric Services, TN (2017)
Nebraska Public Power District, NE (2017)
North Attleborough Electric Department, MA (2017)
Norwich Public Utilities, CT (2018)
Ocala Electric Utility, FL (2017)
Oconomowoc Utilities, WI (2018)
Owatonna Public Utilities, MN (2016)
Owensboro Municipal Utilities, KY (2018)
Paducah Power System, KY (2017)
Piqua Power System, OH (2018)
Richland Center Electric Department, WI (2018)
Ripley Power and Light Company, TN (2016)
Rochester Public Utilities, MN (2016)
Rocky Mount Public Utilities, NC (2017)
Sacramento Municipal Utility District, CA (2018)
Santee Cooper, SC (2017)
Shakopee Public Utilities Commission, MN (2018)
Springfield Utility Board, OR (2017)
Sterling Municipal Light Department, MA (2018)
Stoughton Utilities , WI (2017)
Tillamook People's Utility District, OR (2018)
Town of Granite Falls, NC (2018)
Tullahoma Utilities Authority, TN (2018)
Two Rivers Water & Light, WI (2018)
Vernon Gas & Electric, CA (2016)
Village of Versailles, OH (2017)
Waverly Utilities, IA (2018)
Willmar Municipal Utilities, MN (2017)
Wilson Energy, NC (2017)
Wisconsin Rapids Water Works & Lighting Commission, WI (2018)

Platinum Level

Alameda Municipal Power, CA (2017)
ALP Utilities, MN (2017)
American Samoa Power Authority, AS (2018)
Borough of Chambersburg, PA (2017)
Borough of Ephrata, PA (2018)
BrightRidge, TN (2018)
Bristol Tennessee Essential Services, TN (2018)
Bryan Municipal Utilities, OH (2016)
Central Lincoln People's Utility District, OR (2018)
City of Albemarle, NC (2018)
City of Anaheim Public Utilities Department, CA (2017)
City of Bowling Green, OH (2018)
City of Cartersville Electric System, GA (2018)
City of Clinton, SC (2018)
City of Dover Electric Department , DE (2017)
City of Elizabeth City, NC (2018)
City of Fulton, MO (2017)
City of Jackson Electric Operations, MO (2018)
City of Kinston, NC (2018)
City of Leesburg, FL (2017)
City of Lexington, NC (2016)
City of Lodi Electric Utility, CA (2018)
City of Lompoc Electric, CA (2018)
City of Mesa Energy Resources Department, AZ (2017)
City of Milan Department of Public Utilities, TN (2018)
City of Monroe, NC (2017)
City of Newton Falls Light & Power, OH (2016)
City of Nixa, MO (2017)
City of Tipp City, OH (2017)
Coffeyville Municipal Light & Power, KS (2018)
Coldwater Board of Public Utilities, MI (2018)
Conway Corporation, AR (2017)
Cowlitz County Public Utility District No 1, WA (2018)
CPS Energy, TX (2016)
Crawfordsville Electric Light and Power, IN (2017)
Denton Municipal Electric, TX (2018)
Douglas County PUD, WA (2018)
Easley Combined Utilities, SC (2017)
Edmond Electric, OK (2017)
Evansville Water and Light, WI (2018)
Gaffney Board of Public Works, SC (2017)
Garland Power & Light, TX (2017)
Georgetown Utility System, TX (2016)
Glendale Water and Power, CA (2018)
Grand Haven Board of Light & Power, MI (2018)
Greer Commission of Public Works, SC (2017)
Groton Utilities, CT (2017)
Harlan Municipal Utilities, IA (2017)
Hastings Utilities, NE (2017)
Heber Light & Power, UT (2018)
Hutchinson Utilities Commission, MN (2017)
Idaho Falls Power, ID (2018)
Indianola Municipal Utilities, IA (2017)
Jackson Center Municipal Electric, OH (2017)
Kansas City Board of Public Utilities, KS (2018)
Kirkwood Electric Department, MO (2018)
Kissimmee Utility Authority, FL (2018)
Lafayette Utilities System, LA (2017)
Lassen Municipal Utility District, CA (2017)
Macon Municipal Utilities, MO (2018)
Marshall Municipal Utilities, MO (2017)
Marshall Municipal Utilities, MN (2017)
McMinnville Electric System, TN (2018)
Menasha Utilities, WI (2017)
Moorhead Public Service, MN (2016)
Murfreesboro Electric Department, TN (2018)
Navajo Tribal Utility Authority, AZ (2018)
New Braunfels Utilities, TX (2017)
New Martinsville Municipal Electric Utility, WV (2018)
New River Light & Power Company, NC (2017)
Northern Wasco County People's Utility District, OR (2018)
Opelika Power Services, AL (2018)
Pasadena Water and Power, CA (2018)
Princeton Electric Plant Board, KY (2017)
PUD #1 of Clallam County, WA (2017)
Richmond Power & Light, IN (2018)
River Falls Municipal Utilities, WI (2018)
Riviera Utilities, AL (2017)
Rock Falls Electric Department, IL (2018)
Rockwood Electric Utility, TN (2017)
Springville City Electric Department, UT (2018)
St. Clairsville Electric, OH (2018)
Statesville , NC (2017)
Stillwater Electric Utility, OK (2018)
Sun Prairie Utilities, WI (2018)
Tacoma Power, WA (2016)
Taunton Municipal Lighting Plant, MA (2018)
Town of Clayton, NC (2018)
Town of Smithfield, NC (2018)
Town of Tarboro, NC (2017)
Town of Wake Forest, NC (2018)
Traverse City Light & Power, MI (2018)
Truckee Donner Public Utility District, CA (2018)
Washington Electric Cooperative, VT (2017)
Weatherford Municipal Utility System, TX (2017)
Westerville Electric Division, OH (2017)
Westfield Gas and Electric, MA (2017)
Zeeland Board of Public Works, MI (2016)

Gold Level

Anchorage Municipal Light and Power, AK (2016)
Azusa Light & Water Department, CA (2018)
Bay City Electric Light and Power, MI (2017)
Bolivar Energy Authority, TN (2017)
Borough of Lansdale Electric Department, PA (2018)
Brainerd Public Utilities, MN (2018)
Brigham City Public Power, UT (2017)
Cedarburg Light and Water Commission, WI (2016)
City of Chanute, KS (2016)
City of Danville - Department of Power & Light, VA (2017)
City of Fort Morgan, CO (2017)
City of Fremont, NE (2018)
City of Gastonia, NC (2018)
City of Grand Island, NE (2017)
City of Harrisonville Electric Department, MO (2018)
City of Highland, IL (2017)
City of Lumberton, NC (2018)
City of Monett, MO (2018)
City of Morganton, NC (2018)
City of Newton, NC (2018)
City of Ottawa, KS (2018)
City of Painesville Electric Division, OH (2017)
City of Princeton, IL (2017)
City of Saint Peter, MN (2016)
City of Santa Clara, UT (2017)
City of St. Charles, IL (2017)
City of Wadsworth Electric and Communications, OH (2016)
Clarksville Light and Water Co., AR (2018)
Detroit Lakes Public Utilities, MN (2017)
Elk River Municipal Utilities , MN (2017)
Emerald People's Utility District, OR (2017)
Estes Park Light and Power, CO (2018)
Garden City Electric Utility, KS (2017)
Hillsdale Board of Public Utilities, MI (2017)
Hope Water & Light, AR (2018)
Hurricane City Power, UT (2016)
Kaysville, UT (2018)
Kerrville Public Utility Board, TX (2018)
Kittitas PUD No.1, WA (2018)
Lawrenceburg Municipal Utilities, IN (2016)
Lebanon Utilities, IN (2016)
Lehi City Power, UT (2018)
Lewes BPW, DE (2018)
Lewisburg Electric System, TN (2018)
Littleton Electric Light and Water Departments, MA (2017)
Logan City Light and Power, UT (2016)
Mansfield Municipal Electric Department, MA (2018)
Massena Electric Department , NY (2017)
Municipal Utilities Board of the City of Albertville, AL (2018)
New Prague Municipal Utilities, MN (2018)
Newnan Utilities, GA (2018)
Oak Harbor Public Power, OH (2018)
Orrville Utilities, OH (2018)
Paris Board of Public Utilities, TN (2018)
Rolla Municipal Utilities, MO (2016)
Scottsboro Electric Power Board, AL (2017)
Tell City Electric Department, IN (2017)
The City of Seaford Electric Department , DE (2017)
Town of Berlin, MD (2016)
Town of Cornelius, NC (2017)
Town of Huntersville, NC (2017)
Village of Minster, OH (2017)
Village of Westfield Electric, NY (2018)
Wellington Public Utility Department, Electric Division, KS (2017)